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Exhibitionists is a vibrant 30-minute series that shines a spotlight on artists, their process and their impact on the communities who connect with their work. Hosted by actor, writer and educator Amanda Parris, this multi-platform program is a collage of short docs, digital series, and the best arts-related content from across the CBC.Exhibitionists features artists working in all mediums - from a poet who conquered Instagram, to an anonymous feminist graffiti artist, to a renowned music video director - and presents them for TV and digital audiences. Topical, innovative and entertaining, Exhibitionists is the go-to destination to discover Canada's fresh and diverse talent, and to get up close and personal with established icons.
On our season premiere, watch a massive tribute to Leonard Cohen come to life in Montreal, and in Vancouver, a local landmark is transformed into a spectacular love letter to the natural world. Plenty of artists give back to the community, but these visionaries do it bigger.
Bodies - human and otherwise - serve as inspiration, subject, and canvas in this week's episode. Meet photographer Ella Cooper, dancer Santee Smith, and tattoo artist Hovak Johnston. Plus more!
How does an artist prepare to play the part of a lifetime? Legendary dancer Louise Lecavalier and actor/musician Torquil Campbell take us behind the persona and share their experiences.
Art comes in all sizes, but there are no small stories here. Meet the popular paper artist behind the Tiny Blades Project, then watch as graffiti sculptor Kwest fills a Toronto square.
Stay in your lane? Not for this week's mavericks, working in everything from music (Slut Island) to fashion (Hayley Elsaesser) to theatre (King Arthur's Night).
Meet a photographer dedicated to capturing the grace of the ballet and see what happens when a make-up wizard takes on Picasso. Plus more!
From ceramic beasts to taxidermy squirrels to one artist's take on Jaws, this is a whale of an episode. (Yes, there's a story about whales, too.) Plus, try a couple of totally wild DIYs.
Self-care tip: watch this episode filled with Canadians finding wellness through art! Plus more!
Wander through a massive illuminated forest and discover a lost 1956 TV show about race relations in Toronto. Plus: cute and creepy doll art.
Come on, get happy! From powwow dancers to daring figure skaters to boy "Wonder" Jacob Tremblay, see how art can spread pure joy.
From epic martial-arts battles to reviving Phillippines style, the challenges of staying connected to your homeland.
From a chef painting extraordinary chocolate eggs to a DIY Krampus demon, these artists are bringing the holiday naughty and nice.
One artist calls out dangerous assumptions with his portraits of black men, and another teaches you how to show your true identity - with monster masks. Plus: Amanda quizzes actress Kristin Kreuk.
A Montreal artist makes intricate insects out of flowers and we get an inside look at the process behind Jen Mann's photo-realistic portraits. Plus: a Yayoi Kusama-inspired make-up tutorial.
These artists prove that age is just a number. Meet a 98-year-old painter reflecting on his soldiering days, then head to the Philippines to meet one of the world's oldest tattoo artists.
Explore the future with sci-fi legend Nalo Hopkinson and filmmaker Sharon Lewis. Amanda interviews Lena Waithe.
Five artists rise to the occasion through their work. Meet a surgeon beating burnout with his striking underwater photography and a kids TV icon tackling the twisted tale of Rasputin...with puppets.
We're on location at the Winnipeg Art Gallery for a special episode featuring contemporary Indigenous artists who are pushing boundaries and shifting how we think about Canada.
A wardrobe director refurbishes spectacular ballet costumes from 1972's The Sleeping Beauty, and a photographer explores his father's troubling history in the Arctic. Plus: on set with Sandra Oh.
These artist have grit and determination. Meet Lido Pimienta, a singer unafraid to speak out against racism and sexism, and Karla Monterrosa, whose peppy illustrations confront awkwardness around sex.
We're turning the spotlight on kids! A costume designer creates fantastical creatures. A future prima ballerina demonstrates a dancer's discipline.
Intrepid superheroes from young filmmakers on the autism spectrum; a play created from the star's own struggles with alcoholism; and a visit to a chainsaw carving competition.
Giant replicas of '90s objects and comics about growing up in an immigrant family - this art will make you nostalgic.
Jeans into wigs, flowers into insects and a charming animation about the origins of pineapple pizza - these artists turn everyday things into spectacular works of art.
Stone carving in Iqaluit to surreal art in Berlin to hip-hop in Chile - these artists quell our wanderlust and let art be their destination.
From a Drag Queen in a club to sheep on the street to dancing at a Pow Wow - we have the best seats in the house to witness artists in their element.
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